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Rabbi permits Duma suspects' lawyers to break Shabbat

Hevron, Kiryat Arba Chief Rabbi Dov Lior permits lawyers to break Shabbat in order to talk to their clients, the Duma suspects.Uzi Baruch, 12/19/2015, 7:07 PM

Top religious Zionist rabbis: Stop synagogue destruction

Leading rabbis issue call urging all those who are capable to prevent demolition, emphasizing 'the Torah forbids destroying a synagogue.'Ido Ben-Porat, 11/13/2015, 11:42 AM

'I Remember How it is to be an Orphaned Child'

Holocaust survivor and Tel Aviv Chief Rabbi Lau, together with Rabbi Lior, visits parents of Rabbi Henkin to comfort Henkin family.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2015, 10:58 PM

Ex-Hevron Rabbi's J'lem Home 'Abandoned' to Daily Firebombs

Watch: former MK documents the routine firebombs hurled by Arab terrorists at home of Rabbi Dov Lior, notes police 'abandonment.'Ari Yashar, 7/22/2015, 2:01 PM

'Their Hatred For Us Bends the Nations' Views'

Prominent Religious Zionist rabbi tells Arutz Sheva that Israel must stand up and ignore international pressure to gain the world's respect.Hezki Baruch, 7/18/2015, 11:40 PM

Chief Rabbinate Refuses to Change Temple Mount Sign

Rabbinate refuses to change sign claiming ascending Mount is 'forbidden under Jewish Law,' despite support from major rabbis.Ornit Ezter and Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2015, 4:23 PM

Marzel: We'll Patrol After Attack on Rabbi Lior's Home

Veteran nationalist activist was at former Hevron chief rabbi's home when Arabs attacked - and threw rocks back at them.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2015, 10:11 PM

One Wounded in Arab Attack on Home of Former Hevron Chief Rabbi

Arabs hurl rocks at students visiting new Jerusalem home of former chief rabbi of Hevron, hitting one in the head and wounding him.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 5/5/2015, 7:01 PM

Yishai's Party Pledges Unity in Jerusalem

Ha'am Itanu conference draws over a thousand in capital, calls to unite behind the Torah and defend the land of Israel.Ari Yashar, 2/18/2015, 8:33 AM

Rabbis Slam Bennett's 'Saving Religious Zionism' Comments

Religious Zionist rabbis who transferred support to Ha'am Itanu criticize Bennett for saying he saved religious Zionist vision in Knesset.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 2/4/2015, 10:46 PM

Yishai Collapses Otzma Yehudit Talks by Banning Temple Mount

In shocking last minute demands, Yishai's party demands Otzma Yehudit enter coalition at cost of ideology for yeshiva budgets.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 1/28/2015, 12:14 AM

Eli Yishai Refuses to Run on Joint List with Otzma Yehudit

Rabbi Lior gets negative message from Yishai, whose sources fear 'extremist' stigma in apparent desire to compromise for coalition spot.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 1/23/2015, 10:29 AM

'Where Were Bibi and Bennett at Terror Victim Arami's Funeral?'

Otzma Yehudit head Ben-Ari slams leaders for 'turning Israel into France,' says his campaign is to stop 'conquering from within.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 1/12/2015, 11:55 AM

Most of Tekuma's Rabbis Opposed Jewish Home Split

Three out of four Rabbis against Tekuma splitting from Jewish Home; decision to be made by central committee.Hezki Baruch, 12/19/2014, 10:53 AM

Chief Rabbi of Kiryat Arba Retires to Jerusalem

Leading religious Zionist Rabbi Dov Lior steps down after 37 years, moves to Beit Orot neighborhood north of Mount of Olives.Ari Yashar, 10/27/2014, 11:27 AM

Rabbi Lior: Surrogacy Law Must be Defeated

Kiryat Arba Chief Rabbi Dov Lior says Surrogacy Law Lapid's attempt to 'punish' religious Israelis must be defeated at all costs.Yosef Berger, 5/19/2014, 8:30 PM

Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry's Decrees'

Thousands join prayers asking G-d to strengthen leaders and cancel Kerry plans to establish Arab capital in Jerusalem.Ari Yashar, 1/30/2014, 7:14 PM

Police Decide on Increased Security for MK Stern

Police to increase security around Hatnua MK in the wake of his statements against Rabbi Dov Lior and the fallout from them.Arutz Sheva, 11/5/2013, 2:13 AM

Stern Declares: I’ll Face Rabbi Dov Lior in Court

MK Stern throws down the gauntlet, declares he will remove his immunity, allowing Rabbi Dov Lior to sue for slander over racism claims.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2013, 2:09 PM

Petition: Remove MK Elazar Stern from Post to Stand Trial

Rabbis have filed a petition to remove HaTnua MK from Knesset post, stand trial for incitement despite parliamentary immunity.Tova Dvorin , 11/1/2013, 12:49 PM

Youth Who Spat at MK Apologizes – Not

The 17-year-old wrote a letter of apology to members of his community, but not to MK Stern.Gil Ronen, 10/31/2013, 8:02 PM

Attorney Suggests MK Stern Apologize to Rabbi Over Racism Claims

An attorney has demanded that MK Elazar Stern retract what he said were defamatory statements made about Rabbi Dov Lior.David Lev, 10/28/2013, 6:29 PM

MK Struk: MK Stern 'Spat' in Rabbi's Face

Bayit Yehudi MK defends Rabbi Dov Lior, reacts to incident in which a youth spat in the face of MK Stern.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2013, 4:53 PM

Ethiopian-Israeli Student Supports Rabbi Dov Lior

Ethiopian-Israeli sticks up for Rabbi Dov Lior following racism accusations. ‘I never felt a hint of mistreatment.’Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 9:37 AM

Youth Arrested for Spitting on MK Stern

MK Elazar Stern attacked after he accused Rabbi Dov Lior of racist comments against Ethiopian Jews.Gil Ronen, 10/26/2013, 7:58 PM

MK Stern Slammed for ‘Racist’ Rabbi Claim

MK Elazar Stern slammed for condemning Rabbi Dov Lior for alleged racism. Rabbi Shmidt: he didn’t even check the facts.Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 9:40 AM

Rabbis: Pray for the Land of Israel

Renowned rabbis warn that the land of Israel could be split in ‘disastrous’ government plan.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 8:42 AM

Rabbi: Hareidi Enlistment ‘Not a Czarist Decree’

Rabbi Dov Lior says hareidi enlistment plans show unprecedented respect for Torah study, are not a ‘decree.’Maayana Miskin, 4/2/2013, 8:11 PM

Likud Wants the Rabbis It Smeared to Save It

Two weeks ago, Likud portrayed Rabbi Dov Lior as a dangerous man. Now it needs his help.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2013, 12:27 PM

Likud Admits to Rabbi-Bashing Campaign

Likud admits it was behind campaign to bash rabbis who support the Jewish Home party as extremists. Maayana Miskin, 1/6/2013, 11:22 AM

Rabbi Piron Apologizes for Swipe at 'Radical' Rabbis

Yesh Atid rabbi warned against the influence of rabbis Lior and Melamed in the next Knesset.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2013, 8:15 PM

Report: Torat Hamelech Authors Won't be Indicted

Attorney General will likely not prosecute the authors of the controversial “Torat Hamelech” book.Elad Benari, 5/25/2012, 3:12 AM

Visiting Temple Mount? Don't Move

Report of new police instructions for non-Muslims: Don't close your eyes, rock back and forth or read a note.Gil Ronen, 5/22/2012, 11:44 AM

Rav Lior, MK Eichler Visit Gush Katif Evictees

UTJ Knesset faction head Rav Yisrael Eichler plants a tree in worm-free vegetable greenhouse, a day after a tour by Rav Lior.Gil Ronen, 2/8/2012, 8:18 PM

Beit Din Rules: Do Not Relocate Communities

Public Affairs Beit Din headed by Rav Lior hands down ruling that is relevant to negotiations about Migron.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2012, 8:15 PM

Rabbi Lior: 'There is No Freedom of Speech in Israel'

Rabbi Dov Lior said the criminal probe into Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu for 'racism' proves free expression is stifled in Israel.Gabe Kahn., 11/22/2011, 7:40 PM

Rabbis Meet MKs and Demand: Stop the Demolitions

Religious Zionist rabbis held a meeting in the Knesset with nationalist MKs and asked them to work to prevent the upcoming demolitions.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2011, 8:35 AM

Rabbi Lior's Arrest Was 'Unlawful,' Says His Driver

Rabbi Dov Lior's driver tells Arutz Sheva: The officers abused their power and violated the rabbi's rights while arresting him.Elad Benari, 7/26/2011, 5:16 AM

Ben-Ari Recalls Rebbe's Questioning in Soviet Russia

MK Michael Ben-Ari began a speech in the Knesset by reading an excerpt about the Lubavitcher rebbe who was questioned by Jews in Soviet Russia.Elad Benari, 7/13/2011, 12:29 PM

Officials Ignored Chief Rabbi’s Plea to Avoid Disgracing Rabbis

Chief Rabbi Amar says officials ignored pleas to meet with him to prevent the disgrace of arresting Rabbis Lior and Yosef for questioning.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/6/2011, 3:41 PM

Rabbi Shalom Gold: Torah Law is Above Any Other Law

Rabbi Shalom Gold at the support rally for Rabbis Dov Lior and Yaakov Yosef: "The real honor that was diminished was that of the police."Elad Benari, 7/5/2011, 6:15 AM

Rally For Rabbis Lior and Yosef at Supreme Court

Thousands rallied in front of Israel's Supreme Court in support of Rabbis Dov Lior and Yaakov Yosef. Rabbi Lior danced with supporters.Gabe Kahn., 7/4/2011, 10:15 PM

Rotem Unfazed by Writers Who Want Him Sacked

Intellectuals and artists want MK David Rotem deposed as Knesset’s Law Committee head because of his support for Rabbi Dov Lior.Gil Ronen, 7/4/2011, 10:22 AM

Ben Gvir: We Did Not Attack Ne'eman, Not Even Verbally

Activist Itamar Ben Gvir speaks about the verbal exchange with Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman in Hevron. "We simply rebuked him - on morality." Elad Benari, 7/4/2011, 2:14 AM

Thousands Set to Protest Court Treatment of Rabbis Monday

100 buses will carry thousands to Jerusalem, for a rally opposite the Supreme Court in support of rabbis’ freedom of religious opinion. Gil Ronen, 7/3/2011, 5:52 PM

False Reports that Rabbi Yosef Refused Summons, Says Son

One of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef’s sons charged that reports that he refused a previous summons to appear for questioning are false. Protest at 2 p.m.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/3/2011, 11:35 AM

Police Question Rabbi Yosef after Morning Prayers

Police nabbed Rabbi Yaakov Yosef as he left morning prayers, took him into custody for questioning about "haskama" for the book “Torah HaMelech.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/3/2011, 7:43 AM

MK Elkin Visits Rabbi Lior: 'Ridiculous Interrogation'

Coalition chairman MK Ze'ev Elkin came to visit Rabbi Dov Lior over his arrest. "It was a ridiculous decision to interrogate him," he said.Elad Benari, 7/1/2011, 10:06 AM

Rabbi Eliezer Melamed: Why Rabbis Refused Police Summons

The Rabbi of Har Bracha tells INN that in the case of Rabbis Lior and Yossef, ideological persecution is masquerading as the Law.INN Staff, 6/30/2011, 11:25 AM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opposes 'Torat Hamelech' Book

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef expresses opposition to publishing the Torat Hamelech book. His son wrote a "haskama", rabbinical approbation, for it.Elad Benari, 6/30/2011, 8:22 AM

Danino Talks Tough After Lior Protests

Police commissioner Yochanan Danino warned against protests if Rabbi Yaakov Yosef is arrested; criticized protests over Rabbi Lior's arrest.Gabe Kahn., 6/29/2011, 10:05 PM

Rabbi Lior Speaks About Arrest: It Was an Excuse to Harass

Kiryat Arba's Rabbi Dov Lior spoke with students about his arrest. "I did not break any laws. Saying that a rabbi incites is baseless libel."Elad Benari, 6/29/2011, 11:05 AM

Ex-High Court Justice Says Police Arrest of Rabbi Lior 'Unwise'

The police did not use common sense in arresting Rabbi Dov Lior, says ex-High Court judge Turkel. ’All he did was write a foreword for a book.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/29/2011, 9:24 AM

Justice Ministry: Rav Lior is Not Above the Law

Ministry of Justice says Rav Lior refused to show up for questioning in a more respectable way.Gil Ronen, 6/28/2011, 2:16 PM

Rav Yaakov Ariel: Wrong Halachic Ruling is No Police Matter

Rabbi of Ramat Gan: state could have asked the Chief Rabbinate to disavow “The King’s Torah.”Gil Ronen, 6/28/2011, 1:06 PM